Cougar shot near Swartz Bay ferry terminal

RCMP shoot cougar near BC Ferries terminal in Sidney

RCMP shot a cougar at Swartz Bay ferry terminal Wednesday. Police were called to Swartz Bay around 4 a.m. “It was cornered and they were about to open to the public,” said media liaison Cpl. Chris Swain of Sidney North Saanich RCMP. “We made the decision to shoot.”

“There’s a high probability” it’s the same cougar spotted multiple times around the Peninsula.